With Moffitt out, Carpenter to start for Seahawks

Sep 30, 2012, 9:16 AM | Updated: 9:17 am

By 710Sports.com staff

The Seahawks have a new look on their offensive line for Sunday’s game against the Rams, highlighted by the return of James Carpenter, who hasn’t played since tearing his ACL last November.

Carpenter, the Seahawks’ top pick in 2011, will start at left guard. Paul McQuistan will move from left guard to right guard and replace John Moffitt, who is inactive due to a knee injury.

Linebacker Leroy Hill was listed as questionable due to a calf injury but is active.

For the Rams, running back Steven Jackson (groin) is active.

Seattle’s inactives: WR Charly Martin, S Winston Guy, CB Danny Gorrer, CB Byron Maxwell, G John Moffitt, DT Jaye Howard, DE Greg Scruggs.

St. Louis’ inactves: QB Austin Davis, WR Steve Smith, RB Isaiah Pead, S Matthew Daniels, DT Matthew Conrath, T Rodger Saffold, DT Jermelle Cudjo.

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